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Courtney’s struggle for dominance over Anxiety and Depression

November 26, 2016

Filed under In-Depth, Uncategorized

Courtney Andreessen, a sophomore at Omaha North, lived a happy life before she was diagnosed with depression in 2012 and anxiety in 2014. Courtney has been struggling for years, but what most people don’t realize is that...

Anxiety and Depression’s effects on Students

Molly Schmeits, In-Depth Writer

November 26, 2016

Filed under In-Depth, Uncategorized

  On August 30th, Selena Gomez canceled many tour dates from her Revival Tour. In a later interview, she confessed that it had to do with her anxiety and her diagnosis of Lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease where ...

Spevak deals with Adjustment Disorder

Lily Spevak, Section B manger

November 26, 2016

Filed under In-Depth

I was diagnosed at the age of 16 with adjustment disorder, a mental illness similar to PTSD that presents with symptoms of anxiety and/or depression. Anxiety is a mental illness where a person experiences relentless feelings...

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